Rivaroxaban 'beneficial' after revascularisation for claudication

Further results from the VOYAGER-PAD trial show use of the agent reduces major cardiovascular events

Patients who undergo lower extremity revascularisation for claudication and then have rivaroxaban have fewer major cardiovascular events than if they take placebo, researchers report.

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The results come from a post-hoc sub-analysis of the VOYAGER-PAD trial, looking just at data for 5031 patients who had their revascularisation procedure for claudication.

VOYAGER-PAD (The Vascular Outcomes Study of Acetylsalicylic Acid Along with Rivaroxaban in